As an innovation afficionado, I have always been fascinated by new business models that are transforming existing businesses in Africa. Amongst them are new businesses best described with terms such as 'sharing economy' or 'crowdsourcing'. It turns out that the sharing economy is big business – Take Uber, for example. The company offering a mobile … Continue reading Did You Know That In Kenya It’s All About Crowdsourcing? Meet The Mobile Delivery Platform Sendy
An interesting approach on how social networks can be used to facilitate the exchange of ideas and information can be found in Kenya. According to africanews, young innovators in Kenya have created the social network vibecampo.com. It is designed for young Kenyans aged 18 to 35 years. The social network seems to be mainly adressing … Continue reading Did You Know About Vibecampo, A Social Network For Students In Kenya?
Today I learned how technology afficionados from Kenya and Canada are trying to make a difference by using computer technologies such as Skype for developing innovations. From November 20th to the 22th, these brilliant minds will hold the so called Poverty Hackathon aimed at developing innovative applications that will reduce poverty in Kenya. The winning solution … Continue reading Did You Know About The “Hackathon” And About It’s Potential For Technology Innovations In Kenya?